Geography and Environment


Southampton geographer reveals the benefits of immigrant diversity in cities

1 October 2015

A greater mix of immigrants is raising pay for workers, according to new research led by an academic from Geography and Environment at the University of Southampton.

This summer Geography academics recognised for teaching achievements

30 September 2015

Two Geography and Environment academics have been recognised for their teaching achievements with two special awards.

Professor Best undertakes fieldwork

Geography professor honoured with Fellowship of the American Geophysical Union

23 September 2015

Jim Best, Diamond Jubilee Visiting Professor of Geography at the University of Southampton, has been honoured by his election to a Fellowship of the American Geophysical Union. Professor Best will receive the honour in recognition of his outstanding track record of research in process sedimentology.

National recognition for Geography and Environment student research

11 September 2015

Two students have received national recognition for their research with student awards from the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society (RSPSoc).

International conference on exploitation of next generation satellite sensor data

9 September 2015

The University of Southampton is hosting the first UK national Earth Observation conference, organised jointly by the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society (RSPSoc), NERC National Centre for Earth observation (NCEO) and the Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation and Space Technology (CEOI-ST). Taking place from the 8th to 11th September 2015, the event brings together over 270 world-leading scientists and engineers. They will discuss the opportunities and challenges provided by the Sentinel series of satellites launched by the European Space Agency to support the European Commission’s Copernicus programme.

Professor Brown and team

Significant grant will help discover our Celtic roots

18 August 2015

Geography and Environment at Southampton has received significant Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funding to explore ancient lake settlements (crannogs) in Scotland and Ireland.

The Shackleton building

Geography and Environment celebrates National Student Survey success

12 August 2015

Geography and Environment at the University of Southampton is celebrating the news that its National Student Survey (NSS) 2015 scores have risen for the fifth year in a row.

Southampton seek to appoint new Chair in Human Geography

29 June 2015

Following on from the Department’s success in REF2014, Geography and Environment is now seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to its established Chair in Human Geography.

The Gregory lecture

Southampton welcomes world-renowned Arctic change researcher to Gregory Lecture

14 May 2015

A world-leading researcher of Arctic change was the key speaker at this year’s 23rd annual Gregory Lecture at the University of Southampton.

Professor David Martin

Professor receives top honour from Royal Geographical Society

6 May 2015

David Martin, Professor of Geography at the University of Southampton, is to be awarded the prestigious Back Award (2015) by the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers).